Performance

Targets

At Gilead, we are committed to meeting our target goals and making a difference in the environment with our performance objectives. In 2021, Gilead announced a Science Based Target goal to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 46% by 2030 from a 2019 base year, and also to reduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions 15% over the same timeframe. 

Environmental Indicators (GHG, Energy, Water, Waste and Hazardous Waste)

In order to achieve our sustainability goals at Gilead, we continuously monitor, collect and verify data on our greenhouse gas emissions, energy usage and waste production so that we can lessen our impact on the environment.

Gilead 2023 GHG Verification Opinion

Gilead 2023 CDP Water Waste Verification Opinion

Greenhouse Gas Emissions [metric tonnes CO2e]

Scope 1 2019 2020 2021 2022
Mobile 19,537 10,933 14,124 18,836
Refrigerants 880 939 2,101 697
Stationary 33,679 36,401 38,374 35,926

Scope 2
Market-Based
2019 2020 2021 2022
Electricity 32,315 32,104 34,158 26,526
Heat/Steam/Cooling 0 67 45 40

Scope 3 2019 2020 2021 2022
Purchased Goods & Services
790,246 833,362 783,752 761,373
Capital Goods
144,557 129,302 84,328 97,277
Fuel- and Energy-Related Activities
14,821 14,474 17,120 16,252
Upstream Transportation & Distribution 58,356 73,605 68,445 87,576
Waste
5,166 4,464 4,728 3,884
Business Travel
48,344 8,956 8,925 38,863
Employee Commuting
23,656 7,565 15,023 30,046
Upstream Leased Assets
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Downstream Transportation & Distribution
175 157 213 144
Processing of Sold Products
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Use of Sold Products
N/A N/A N/A N/A
End of Life Treatment of Sold Products
13 13 13 13
Downstream Leased Assets
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Franchises
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Investments
1,060 2,870 2,477 2,477

Energy [MWh]

Type 2019 2020 2021 2022
Distillate Fuel Oil 472 217 142 308
Mobile Fuels 79,594 44,165 57,348 77,420
Natural Gas 185,116 200,491 211,478 197,729
Onsite Solar 51 177 4,167 8,312
Other Stationary 8 5 6 17
Purchased Electricity 180,585 193,977 195,384 197,011
Purchased Cooling (electricity) - 103 61 65
Purchased Heat - 79 78 60
Water [ML]
Type 2019 2020 2021 2022
Fire/life safety 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.5
Indoors 576 580 697 702
Irrigation 78 113 70 93

Non-Hazardous Waste [MT]

Source 2019 2020 2021 2022
Composting 2,710 2,521 2,079 1,567
Incineration 27 30 34 8
Incineration with Energy Recovery - 79 69 145
Landfill 6,217 4,503 3,712 3,217
Other 437 0.2 0 -
Recycling 4,375 4,122 3,469 3,955
Reuse - 1 54 60

Hazardous Waste [MT]

Source 2019 2020 2021 2022
Deep Well Injection 1,680 2,042 1,604 1,491
Incineration 1,028 1,020 817 918
Incineration with Energy Recovery 886 1,006 958 731
Landfill 0.2 195 246 600
Neutralization 0 1 0 117
Other 5 3 0 0
Recovery 4 19 14 8
Recycling 57 33 366 329